Stephen Willats

Contemporary Programme

Subtle Patterns of Capital, part of Curated By, Vienna, October 2015

Subtle Patterns of Capital, part of Curated By, Vienna

Conceptual Tower Series No 42, 2008

Exhibition curated by Barnabás Bencsik as part od Curated By, Vienna 2015
Georg Kargl Fine Arts
Schleifmühlgasse 5
A-1040 Vienna
11 September - 31st October

Annexes, October 2015

Books, editions & vitrines & a new presentation of Berlin Local
An exhibition curated by Catherine Chevalier and Benjamin Hirte as part of Curated By, Vienna 2015
Galerie Emanuel Layr
Seilerstätte 2
1010 Vienna
11th September - 17th October

Control Magazine Issue 19, October 2015

Control Magazine Issue 19

New issue of Control Magazine edited by Stephen Willats.
Contributors:  Christian Nyampeta, Rosalie Schweiker, Ricardo Basbaum, Andrea Francke, Emma Smith, Stephen Willats, Eva Weinmayr, Ross Taylor & Madalina Zaharia, Luke Cohen and Laura Wilson
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Film of Stephen Willats at Modern Art Oxford, October 2015

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Wall Drawing, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, October 2015

Wall Drawing, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

Stephen Willats - Wall Drawing

Stephen Willats'  wall drawing for the courtyard of the Galerie Thomas Schulte, Charlottenstrasse 24, Berlin

Artwork As Social Model, October 2015

This manual, which includes texts, interviews and artwork from five decades of practice, is intended as a tool for any artist or practitioner looking to find a meaningful relationship with contemporary society. It proclaims, and argues for, a culture that promotes the fluid, transient, relative and complex society from which it stems.
This new book is available from Cornerhouse Books at £18

Street Talk Amsterdam, October 2015

A new publication by Stephen Willats, published by Occasional Papers

The Artist As An Instigator Of Changes In Social Cognition And Behaviour - Stephen Willats, October 2015

The Artist As An Instigator Of Changes In Social Cognition And Behaviour, was originally published in 1973 by Gallery House Press and long out of print, the text includes rigorous analyses of social forms of artistic production and descriptions of a number of projects by the artist.
This new edition by Occasional Papers features numerous additional images and a new introduction by Willats.
96 pages with illustrations
13 x 21cm
Distributed by Central Books and Motto

Stephen Willats Art Society Feedback, October 2015

Stephen Willats Art Society Feedback
Texts by Andrew Wilson, Tom Holert, Brigitte Franzen, Ute Meta Bauer, Emily Pethick, Anja Casser, Philipp Ziegler
This publication is the first retrospective and comprehensive compilation of works and writings by Stephen Willats. The first section contains numerous illustrations of works by Willats, including a number not previously published, and text contributions from authors who have been closely involved with the artist for many years. The second section collects important writings by Stephen Willats from his archive, which have been transcribed for the first time and now presented in combination with black-and-white illustrations. This section opens up new and until now unpublished insights into the text works of the artist. Published to accompany the exhibition at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, 23 September – 21 November 2010
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
£48.00 ISBN 978-3-86984-124-3 softback
432 pages illustrated in colour and b&w
270 x 210 mm 
English and German text
Available  through Cornerhouse Distribution Service and Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

Publications by Stephen Willats, October 2015

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Control Magazine, October 2015

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